Harpyia milhauseri - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NOTODONTIDAE

Heterocampinae

Las Descargues, 12 August 2010
Harpyia milhauseri Adult

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© Robin Howard

Harpyia milhauseri (Fabricius, 1775)

Tawny Prominent
Le Dragon

Wingspan: 50-60mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - June ; July - September. A frequent visitor to light at Las Descargues and all mature, deciduous woodland sites.

Larva: feeds on various species of oak and sometimes beech before overwintering as a pupa.

 

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